Haiti news: The Silence after the Quake

April 16, 2013
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Haiti news: The Silence after the Quake

Haiti’s earthquake that buried her father alive, has left Darline an orphan and her country completely in ruins. Director: Tessa Boerman “We all lost someone … children, family members, friends, lovers. Haiti is the first black country that fought for liberty and justice. This is a big achievement. We didn’t die because we survived...
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Urban Agriculture Project of «Moringa» in precarious neighborhoods

April 16, 2013
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Urban Agriculture Project of «Moringa» in precarious neighborhoods

Rose Anne Auguste, the Minister Delegate in Charge of Human Rights and the Fight against Poverty Extreme, recently met with a delegation from the Lifestyle Ministries (LMI) International and of the Community of British Columbia (Canada). During this meeting, the delegation was able to establish with the Office of the Minister various cooperation frameworks....
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Haiti – Warning : Ban on «Tyno» in Haiti

April 16, 2013
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Haiti – Warning : Ban on «Tyno» in Haiti

Dr. Marie Guirlaine R. Charité, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), advises health professionals, importers and distributors of pharmaceutical products in particular and the public in general, that the importation, distribution and use of “Tyno ®” are prohibited throughout the national territory. This cough syrup, non homologated in Haiti,...
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OPL will not be part of the Common Front of the Opposition

April 16, 2013
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OPL will not be part of the Common Front of the Opposition

Haiti Libre: Professor Sauveur Pierre Etienne, National Coordinator of the Organization of People in Struggle (OPL) has indicated that his political party will not be part of the common front of the opposition in the next elections, decided during the first weekend of April, during the 4th meeting of the leaders of the Democratic...
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Haiti cholera mutations could lead to more severe disease

April 16, 2013
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Haiti cholera mutations could lead to more severe disease

eurekalert.org Strain is evolving to be more like virulent 1800s cholera CHICAGO — The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin gene mutations that may account for the severity of disease and is evolving to be more like an 1800s version of cholera, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. The...
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Venezuelans in rival rallies after Maduro’s poll win

April 16, 2013
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Venezuelans in rival rallies after Maduro’s poll win

Nicolas Maduro (left) and Henrique Capriles have been trading accusations BBC-Both sides in the stand-off over Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela have called on their supporters to attend rival rallies. On Monday, the National Electoral Council declared Nicolas Maduro of the United Socialist Party the official winner. The official count indicates he won 50.8%...
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Number of people displaced by Haiti quake now 320,050, down 79 percent from peak 1.5 million

April 15, 2013
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Number of people displaced by Haiti quake now 320,050, down 79 percent from peak 1.5 million

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  A humanitarian agency in Haiti says the number of people still displaced by the earthquake three years ago is 320,050. That’s a 79 percent decrease since the number of people living in settlements after the quake peaked at 1.5 million a few months after the 2010 disaster. The International Organization of...
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Did Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor steal the Venezuelan election?

April 15, 2013
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Did Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor steal the Venezuelan election?

Nicolas Maduro officially eked out a win over opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, but Capriles is calling foul Late Sunday, acting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared victory in the country’s first presidential election since the death of longtime leader Hugo Chavez. The national election commission had just released the results, much closer than the polls had...
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Venezuela poll: Maduro opponent Capriles demands recount-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 15, 2013
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Venezuela poll: Maduro opponent Capriles demands recount-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Irene Caselli BBC News, Caracas Will Grant in Caracas: ”It’s a questionable victory from the opposition’s point of view” Defeated Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles has demanded a recount of votes, rejecting the election of Hugo Chavez’s successor as “illegitimate”. Mr Capriles, who lost by a very narrow margin, said there were more than...
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Ants can sense earthquakes a day in advance

April 14, 2013
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Ants can sense earthquakes a day in advance

Subodh Varma, TNN Apr 12, 2013, 06.36PM IST NEW DELHI: Ants know when an earthquake is about to strike, researchers have discovered. Their behavior changes significantly prior to the quake and they resume normal functioning only a day after it. Gabriele Berberich of the University Duisburg-Essen in Germany presented these findings on Thursday at...
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Célébration des funérailles Nationales de Mgr Francois Marie Wolf.

April 14, 2013
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Célébration des funérailles Nationales de Mgr Francois Marie Wolf.

Célébration des funérailles Nationales de Mgr Francois Marie Wolf Ligondé, premiere Archevêque haïtien. Mgr François Marie Wolf Ligondé Premier Archevêque Haïtien Gestes de Sympathie du Président de la République, S.E.M Michel Joseph Martelly à la Famille Ligonde. (Le frère M. Jean Michel Ligondé et la très chère sœur Margareth Ligondé) Recueillement en la Mémoire...
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Wilson Laleau nouveau Ministre de l’Économie et des Finances

April 13, 2013
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Wilson Laleau nouveau Ministre de l’Économie et des Finances

Face à la démission de deux Ministres du Gouvernement, le Premier ministre S.E.M. Laurent Salvador LAMOTHE par arrêté approuvé par le Président de la République S.E.M. Joseph Michel MARTELLY, a décidé ce qui suit: 12/04/2013 Face à la démission de deux Ministres du Gouvernement, le Premier ministre S.E.M. Laurent Salvador LAMOTHE par arrêté approuvé...
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Le deputé Bougeolly aux ondes de la radio Caraibes :Ecoutez ses paroles contradictoires. Re: [HaitianThinkTank] INJUSTICES DE FRITZ GERALD BOURGEOLLY EN 2011 Et AUJOURD’HUI

April 13, 2013
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Le deputé Bougeolly aux ondes de la radio Caraibes :Ecoutez ses paroles contradictoires. Re: [HaitianThinkTank] INJUSTICES DE FRITZ GERALD BOURGEOLLY EN 2011 Et AUJOURD’HUI

Le deputé Fritz Gerald Bourgeolly ,marmottant aux ondes de la Radio Caraibe declare qu’il va poursuivre toutes les stations de radio en justice. Le depute declare que la dame a bu le baygon comme poison parcequ’elle avait entendu des fausses rumeurs disant qu’elle a été violée. Mais jusqu’ici la dame victim n’a aucun fait...
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Collège Transitoire du Conseil Electoral Permanent Port-au-Prince

April 13, 2013
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Collège Transitoire du Conseil Electoral Permanent Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince, vendredi 12 Avril 2013 : Le Bureau de Communication de la Présidence tient à informer la population haïtienne en général et la Presse en particulier que par arrêté présidentiel en date du 5 Avril 2013, publié le jeudi 11 Avril 2013 dans le Journal Officiel de la République, Le Moniteur #63, il a...
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A Worsening Haitian Tragedy

April 13, 2013
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A Worsening Haitian Tragedy

NY Times Editorial Board-Opinion section The aid group Doctors Without Borders said last Tuesday that the cholera crisis in Haiti was getting worse, for the most unnecessary and appalling of reasons: a lack of money and basic medical supplies. The disease has killed 8,000 people and sickened 649,000 since October 2010. International efforts to...
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Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

April 13, 2013
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Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

Posted on April 11, 2013 by Nina Golshan-Washington Square News In the wake of the recent global recession, U.S. government spending on domestic and international projects is being pulled back in some areas and increased in others. The distribution of taxpayer dollars to foreign aid initiatives has been reduced by billions of dollars —...
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No shortages, but scarcity of gasoline 91 and 95 according to the Government…

April 13, 2013
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No shortages, but scarcity of gasoline 91 and 95 according to the Government…

The cargo of petroleum products from Venezuela, which is supposed to supply Haiti, approximately every 20 days, is in delayed of two weeks. Consequently, the tanks of 91 and 95 Gazolines in most gas stations are empty in the capital, With only a few stations, which serve some privileged customers… Monday, once again, a...
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Venezuela election to test Chavez’s socialist legacy

April 13, 2013
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Venezuela election to test Chavez’s socialist legacy

1 of 6. A supporter of Venezuela’s acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro cries as a screen shows Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez during Maduro’s closing campaign rally in Caracas April 11, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Tomas Bravo By Daniel Wallis and Todd Benson CARACAS | Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:06pm EDT (Reuters) – The...
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How U.S. aid spent in Haiti “opaque as ever” – think tank

April 13, 2013
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How U.S. aid spent in Haiti “opaque as ever” – think tank

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:18 GMT Source: alertnet // Anastasia Moloney A woman looks on at Camp Laiterie de Damien for internally displaced persons in Port au Prince, Haiti, on Aug. 26, 2012. Thousands of people remain homeless more than three years after a devastating earthquake. REUTERS/UN/MINUSTAH/Victoria Hazou/Handout BOGOTA (AlertNet) – The United States...
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Guatemala and Haiti joined Mexico in offering mangoes to the US

April 13, 2013
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Guatemala and Haiti joined Mexico in offering mangoes to the US

According to figures released by the National Mango Board (NMB) in its latest harvest report, mango shipments to the US in the week ended on March 30, 2013 totalled approximately 2,031,950 boxes, a 15% increase in relation to the previous week. Of the total, about 1,490,148 boxes came from Mexico, 8% more than the...
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